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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 121–130 out of 260 events
from July 23, 2017 to January 20, 2018
in Education (x) category

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug16

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

Aug16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug16

Toys from Twigs

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
A hands-on workshop for teachers, parents, and care-givers of elementary school children. Learn how to safely build an array of toys that can be made from twigs the kids have gathered.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

Aug16

Art Workshop: Making Toys from Twigs with GreenThumb

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
A hands-on workshop for teachers, parents, and care-givers of elementary school children. Learn how to safely build an array of toys made from twigs the kids have gathered.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug17

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free Tai Chi classes for all ages and experience levels.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Storytime at The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Stories In The Shade

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us in Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Bryant Park Yoga

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
People of all ages and skill levels can perfect their downward dog under the trees at our 14th season of outdoor yoga classes.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Central Park Tour: West Side Evening Stroll

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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